Dance fashion isn’t like streetwear. Think about it. Dancer’s have dressed the same for decades. Fabrics change, shoe construction changes, but overall we look the same, year after year. Here’s a fun quiz recently posted on Dance Life.
There is a big push in higher education to focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) training. And there is big money available to develop those curriculum. Many have suggested we change the acronym to STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math),… Continue Reading →
Let’s be real, it isn’t if, it’s when. As dancers, a majority of us will need to face the fact that being a performer or choreographer alone is not going to be enough to get by. So why not plan… Continue Reading →
In 1958 a company called Danskin introduced nylon body wear to dance. Taffy’s, my mother’s dancewear business, was the first to carry the products in a mail order catalog. The comfortable and form fitting tights quickly crossed over to fashion and I was the first… Continue Reading →
About a year ago a colleague of mine sent me an e-mail from a distraught parent. It seems his daughter, we’ll call her Kelly, wanted to earn a bachelor’s degree in dance. With misguidance from high school counselors or her… Continue Reading →